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Barbara Cockburn

Aviation Week Network

Barbara is part of the content marketing team at Aviation Week Network. Her first foray into the world of aviation began in 2006 in Dubai editing an aviation magazine. Previous incarnations include working at Flight International in the web team as content editor and also at APEX Magazine specializing in the passenger experience sector. She was often seen around the world at the big air shows, hauling a video camera and other recording equipment, to video aircraft displays and interviews with a variety of experts in the highest echelons of the aviation community. More recently she has freelanced for Inflight, Arabian Aerospace and African Aerospace.

Posts by Barbara Cockburn

in From The Archives Mar 23, 2016

A Potted History Of Airships

From the dawn of aviation, through to the modern day, the airship has undergone sporadic revivals. A pattern emerges that the airship’s....More
in From The Archives Mar 21, 2016

Effects Of Altitude On Aviators In 1917

Yandell Henderson, professor of physiology at Yale Medical School, explains the effects of altitude sickness in an article from Aviation Week 99....More
in From The Archives Jan 31, 2016

Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956)

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on....More
in From The Archives Jan 28, 2016

A Near View Of French Aviators (1917)

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
in From The Archives Jan 21, 2016

Hindenburg: Is The Game Worth The Candle? 1937

In 1937, AVIATION magazine (then printed monthly), had time to digest the terrible disaster of the Hindenburg airship which was destroyed by fire on....More
in From The Archives Jan 21, 2016

Improving The Reactions Of First Time Fliers (1931)

Under the headline, “To Be Or Not To Be”, an article published in the Jan, 7, 1931 issue of AVIATION ponders a question posed by Shakespeare’s Hamlet....More
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